How and When Does an Employer Check Your Reference

Eric Mochnacz
November 11, 20199

Are references a thing of the past? When’s the appropriate time for an employer to check your references? Consultant Eric Mochnacz had some thoughts for UpJourney.

“References, ultimately, is a way for a prospective employer to learn more about the candidate they just interviewed. But, with potential legal implications, references may end up being a thing of the past.”

Eric provides some additional thoughts about the purpose of the reference check and if they continue to serve a purpose in the modern world of work. Check out the rest of his thoughts here.

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